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that the president's proposals are rolling in. the speaker john boehner said they will review the republicans and warned good intentions do not necessarily make good laws. the senator said president obama is abusing his power with the executive orders and the senate will hold the first post new town committee in two weeks. we know how the nra feels before the president took the mike, the powerful gun lobby took a strike infuriating straightics with an ad that infolks his daughters. >> the president's kids more important than yours? why is he skeptical about armed security when his kids are protected by armed guards in their school. >> the white house called that ad repugnant and cowardly. we kick things off with peter alexander outside the white house. run down the major takeaways from the president in the executive orders he issued. >> you played the best highlights from today's event, but this was an emotional heart felt appeal from the president encouraging anybody paying attention across america to reach out directly to their congress people, saying congress must act on this issue. you ra
it the first time. good job, john. the president will again the lay hand on the bible, january 20th required by the constitution but since it's a sunday, the parades, balls and public swearing in, the fourth oath, pushed until monday the mlk holiday. such poetic justice, that. don't expect the record turnout of 2009. a new poll shows fewer americans like president obama right now and his policies versus 2009. only 43% are optimistic about the next four years but his job approval rating still tops 50%. only two presidents after world war ii scored higher approval ratings in the second term and president obama's already on track to join them. let's start with nbc's kristin welker outside the white house as usual. kristin, the preps are going on behind you. walk us through the highlights. >> reporter: a lot of highlights, good afternoon, toure. you are right. this year not as big as 2009 but the city is bustling with preparations. take a look at the inauguration by the numbers. we have some of the key figures for you. back in 2009, 1.8 million people turned out. this year, expecting 600,000 to
mark warner, john kerry and kay bailey hutchison suggested which is an infrastructure investment bank where the federal government seeds that bank with money and districts and states submit requests, basically these are the project that is we need loans for. and they invision it as a bank to deal with larger scale projects but i don't see why it couldn't work for smaller scale projects because it's been done through the earmarking process and also reliant on seniority and whose vote needed to be gotten rather than which projects actually made sense and were the best use of taxpayer dollars and a direction we should be going in. and we have never -- we have never said before that hurricane victim, tornado victim, flood victim, we will help you if we can find the money, if we can find the cuts elsewhere and a precedent that republicans are now trying to set. >> no, that's true. you know who's working on building a bank? dylan ratigan. true story. >> exciting. >>> up next, news flash. research shows millennials may not be as awesome as you think you are. please keep watching. >>> kathlee
't a frivolous issue. it was symbolic of the debate of the convention of the power in the presidency. >> john adams wanted it to be almost regal. his majesty, the president. >> washington settled on a more modest title, his excellence sy, the president. >> totally watching that. on monday, barack obama, president barack obama, will be sworn in for the second term as the 43rd president of the united states. a ground breaking presidency to say the least but no president is as groundbreaking as george washington. when he became the first president, there was no precedent. every other president follow it is script by the man on the dollar bill. the history piece examines the evolving role of the presidency. joining us now, steve gillan. how are you? >> doing great. thanks for having me on. >> i'm fascinated how george washington shaped the presidency in to what we have now. talk a little bit about how george washington wrote the stript is that all other presidents follow. >> sure. i want to finish that story that your lead-in talked in about the title that washington would have and he wanted his
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